3 December 2012 3:26 AM, PST | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

It's been quite a week. Oscar parties are in full swing. This is the period when Oscar campaigners are trying to get their films seen, circulate their talent. Quentin Tarantino showed his final cut of "Django Unchained" to the Directors Guild Saturday to two standing ovations, while Peter Jackson finally unveiled "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" over the weekend in both super-sharp 48 fps and 24 fps (which is how I saw it Sunday). He'll be making appearances in L.A. this week. Companies brought many of their Oscar contenders to Saturday's third annual Governors Awards, hosted by new Academy president Hawk Koch and execs Dawn Hudson and Ric Robertson. Also on hand are Oscar producers Neil Meron and Craig Zadan and host Seth MacFarlane. As I enter the Dolby lobby, Kathleen Kennedy is talking with "Lincoln" writer Tony Kushner and Working Title chief Eric Fellner, who produced both "Anna Karenina" and "Les Miserables. »


- Anne Thompson

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